The Delhi circle generated the maximum revenue for Telecom Operators, for the three months ended September 2010. According to adjusted gross revenue information provided by Indian telecom operators to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (used for determining the license fee paid by each operator to the Indian Government), the Delhi circle generated Rs. 2419.62 crore, up 8.9% quarter on quarter. The Andhra Pradesh circle, at Rs. 2375.58 crore, was second, with revenues flat at just 0.3% higher. Maharashtra, at Rs. 2176.37 crore and Karnataka Rs.2089.56 crore also reported revenues high revenues.

Operator Results:
– Bharti Airtel had the highest adjusted gross revenue for the quarter ended September 30th 2010, at Rs. 9164.86 crore. However, its revenue fell by -1.66% QoQ. Airtel’s revenue marketshare was 31.77%
– Vodafone held 21.36% share of the total revenue at Rs. 6161.09 crore, a QoQ rise of 21.36%.
– Idea Cellular ranked third in terms of revenue, with a total of Rs. 3717.27 crore, -0.62% rise QoQ and a market share of 12.89%
– Etisalat had the least amount of revenue for the quarter at Rs. 0.57 crore, negligible, considering other telecom operators.
– Among New Telco’s Uninor and MTS are doing the best, accounting for Rs. 148.09 crore and Rs. 149.61 crore respectively.

Circle Results:

Delhi:generated the maximum amount of gross revenue, at Rs. 2419.62 crore, 2.62% more than last quarter, claiming a 8.39% of total gross revenue.
Andhra Pradesh: ran in at the second rank in terms of gross revenue, with revenue of Rs. 2375.58 crore in Q111, against Rs. 2368.39 crore in the previous quarter, seeing a 0.30% rise QoQ, it amounted to 8.24% of the market share.
Karnataka saw a fall in the gross revenue in this quarter at Rs. 2089.56 crore as against 2,103.25 in the previous quarter, a decline of 0.65% QoQ and secures a market share of 7.24%.
Himachal Pradesh contributed the least to the gross revenue output, 0.79%, adding only Rs. 228.53 crores this quarter, a 8.08% rise QoQ, from Rs. 211.44 crore in the previous quarter.
The North Eastern circles together amounted to 1.07% of the total revenue, at Rs. 307.66 crore from Rs.286.90 crore in the previous quarter, a QoQ rise of 7.24%.

Top 3 revenue generating circles for Telecom Operators:

  • Aircel: Tamilnadu, Rs. 478.09 crore, 34.48% of the total revenue generated by the operator; Chennai, Rs. 149.71 crore, 10.80% and Assam, Rs. 116.89 crore, 8.43%.
  • Bharti Airtel Group: Karnataka, Rs. 1013.37 crore, 11.06%; Andhra Pradesh, Rs. 943.65 crore, 10.30%; and Delhi, Rs. 912.67 crore, 9.96%.
  • BSNL: U.P. East, Rs. 226.32 crore, 10.13%; Andhra Pradesh, Rs. 193.62 crore, 8.66%; and Kerala, Rs. 188.73 crore, 8.44%.
  • Etisalat: Delhi, Rs. 0.10 crore, 17.54; Mumbai, Rs. 0.08 crore, 14.04%; Rajasthan, Rs. 0.05 crore,8.77.
  • HFCL Infotel: Punjab, Rs. 39.40 crore, only circle.
  • Idea Group: Maharashtra, Rs. 621.15 crore, 16.71%; Andhra Pradesh, Rs. 385.72 crore, 10.38%; and Kerala, Rs. 383.16 crore, 10.31%.
  • Loop Mobile: Mumbai, Rs. 167 crore, only circle.
  • Reliance: Delhi, Rs. 350.57 crore, 10.77%; Mumbai, Rs. 327.51 crore, 10.07%; and Maharashtra, Rs. 224.70 crore, 6.91%.
  • S Tel: Bihar, Rs. 7.85 crore, 44.03%; Himachal Pradesh, Rs. 5.38 crore, 30.17%; and Orissa, Rs. 4.51 crore, 25.29%.
  • MTS Group: Rajasthan, Rs. 35.26 crore, 23.57%; West Bengal, Rs. 23.64 crore, 15.80%; and Karnataka, Rs. 21.81 crore, 14.58%.
  • Tata Teleservices: Andhra Pradesh, Rs. 315.97 crore, 13.15%; Karnataka, Rs. 241.76 crore, 10.06%; and Delhi, Rs. 237.74 crore, 9.90%.
  • Uninor: U.P. East, Rs. 31.51 crore, 21.28%; U.P. West , Rs. 17.36 crore, 11.72%; and Andhra Pradesh, Rs. 16.13 crore, 10.89%.
  • Vodafone Essar: Mumbai, Rs. 682.03 crore, 11.07%; Gujarat, Rs. 644.43 crore, 10.46%; and Delhi, Rs. 612.52 crore, 9.94%.

Top revenue generating operators in each circle, and circle market-share:

  • Andhra Pradesh: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 943.65 crore, 39.72% of the total revenue generated in the circle.
  • Delhi:Bharti Airtel, Rs. 912.67 crore, 37.72% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Maharashtra: Idea Cellular, Rs. 621.15 crore, 28.54% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Mumbai: Vodafone, Rs. 682.03 crore, 34.64% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Tamil Nadu: Aircel, Rs. 478.09 crore, 37.25% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Karnataka: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 1013.37 crore, 48.50% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Chennai: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 860.89 crore, 61.21% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Assam: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 157.76 crore, 32.35% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Bihar: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 634.32 crore, 45.47% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Haryana: Vodafone, Rs. 154.69 crore, 26.51% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Himachal Pradesh: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 94.26 crore, 41.25% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Jammu & Kashmir: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 124.59 crore, 46.22% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • North East: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 110.58 crore, 35.94% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Orissa: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 228.53 crore, 37.96% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • U.P. East: Vodafone, Rs. 525.12 crore, 30.52% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • U.P. West: Idea Cellular, Rs. 327.10 crore, 27.09% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Kerala: Idea Cellular, Rs. 383.16 crore, 29.84% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • West Bengal: Vodafone, Rs. 323.28 crore, 35.69% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Kolkata: Vodafone, Rs. 235.66 crore, 30.70% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Gujarat: Vodafone, Rs. 644.43 crore, 39.54% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Madhya Pradesh: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 369.80 crore, 29.30% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Punjab: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 415.50 crore, 36.01% of the total revenue generated in the circle
  • Rajasthan: Bharti Airtel, Rs. 598 crore, 45.38% of the total revenue generated in the circle

Related:
Where’s The Money? Top Telecom Circles In India By Revenue – March-June 2010

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